Having problems with your Compaq Armada 100S Notebook ?
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\015 I recently purchased a secondhand armada. initially i had problems turning it on but once the reset was pressed it came on . it was then left for about 6 weeks , as it was a xmas pressie, when i tried to turn it on again nothing happened. i have replaced the power cables and also the cmos battery. you can feel the laptop warm up on some occasions but still it wont start up there r no lights on at all except the power light on the power cable box. on the occasions the laptop has switched on it works perfectly but once turned of u cant get it to turn on again please help\015
An intermittent problem is hard for a pro with the right tools to resolve so take that into account. I would suspect (in no particular order) the power switch, the laptop power socket and distribution, the A/C adaptor, battery and the other circuitry inside the laptop which usually means a new mainboard. There are a couple of things we can try that doesn't require taking anything apart:\015\012\015\012-Are you sure the A/C adaptor is really working despite the LED being on? The surest way is to try it on another similar laptop if you have access to one. Another is to see if the battery is fully charged, most batteries have a LED charge device incorporated into the battery you can use to determine that.\015\012\015\012-Remove the main battery and try running just with the A/C adaptor. Batteries these days are more than just a bunch of batteries wired together. They monitor and communicate with the system; in some cases they can prevent a startup.\015\012\015\012Going beyond this point means taking the laptop apart. This is generally not a simple thing and requires skill, patience, tools, lots of time and the ability to risk damaging the laptop beyond economic repair. If we open it up and don?t see anything obvious then the troubleshooting process will require obtaining new, working parts to switch out. Overall you will have to make a substantial investment which many or may not pay off the end. I typically recommend that users who do not have experience working on delicate electronics serious laptop issues to their local authorized repair shop. They have the experience, tools and parts which generally translates into getting a working laptop back at minimal expense. \015\012\015\012If the two previous suggests don?t work and you?ve decided you want to continue troubleshooting (and opening up) the laptop let us know and we can give you some general instructions how to open it up and where to get parts.\015\012\015\012Good luck and please don?t? forget to rate this posting.
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